Tuesday, August 15, 2006
My postman dropped off a parcel yesterday, and I had no idea what it was. I mean I had only ordered my Rowan books last week from their website, and here they were at my doorstep. How exciting.
Top Left: Classic Babies
Top Right: Classic Bambino
Bottom Left: Classic Garden
Bottom Right: Classic Beach
They are all really beautiful patterns and I cannot wait to knit some more of them.
I also thought I would post progress of the left front and the back of my Twist cardigan. This seems to knit up so fast on 4.5mm needles. I am using DK Gold wool in a dark emerald green color, which looks of course like blue on my screen as always. I am hoping to have the other front knit up by the end of the week, and then only the sleeves and bands to do. The weather is starting to get a bit warmer and Spring is only around the corner so I wil have a new cardi to wear.
I did not get any time to look for a new sock pattern after my books arrived, as I was too busy looking through my new books. I picked out the Bo Peep cardigan and started it last night for my friend's daughter Bianca. It is just gorgeous and I am using Zara 8 ply yarn which knits up beautifully, and it was in my stash so it is just perfect. I also did some shopping on ebay on the weekend and was successful with 3 auctions. I bought some trampoline springs for the kid's trampoline as a few had broken and I told them no jumping on it until its fixed. I am just waiting for them to arrive so hopefully by the end of the week. I also bought some Rowan Rowanspun 4 ply which I have plans for in a Temptation color, but I will take some pics when they arrive. Now to get back to that cardigan knitting......